“I don’t have meat in my home, go to zoos, wear clothing made from animals, or eat at restaurants that serve meat, so it’s important to me to have a partner who shares my lifestyle choices,” said Brighten, who specializes in vegan events.
“Then there’s no explaining or defending to do, you’re both on the same page.” Wednesday night’s meetup was aimed at heterosexual adults 21 and over, though Brighten hopes to hold events for gay folks in the future. For those who left “looking for luv” to the last minute, tickets at the door cost .
Courtney Quinlan founded Omaha Love in 2009 after seeing a need for a fun, safe way for local singles to meet.
Omaha Love Matchmaking is the only locally-owned and operated matchmaking service in the area, serving singles throughout Nebraska and Iowa.
Brighten worked hard to keep the genders evenly balanced, capping female sign ups until more men bought tickets.
In the end, there were a couple more guys than gals in a group of about 40.
But a love scandal ripped hearts in two during one of the sessions on Saturday, leaving lusty Princess Leias and sexy Superwomen without partners in crime fighting."We found out he was married," said a disheartened 22-year-old Jessie Sharcoff of New York."We heard it through the grapevine." GALLERY: Comic Con PHOTOS (Story continues below): In Sci-Fi Speed Dating, nobody gives out their names.We’ve compiled a list of 10 free sites where you can speed date and find speed dating events near you — as well as five online speed dating games where you can hone up on your skills.Speed Dating Sites | Speed Dating Games Below are our favorite sites for speed dating online and locating speed dating events in your city or town.